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EDIT: Controlling birth control?

A divided Supreme Court argued Tuesday whether the religious beliefs of business owners could exempt them from providing their employees insurance coverage for all types of contraceptives under a requirement in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Simply put, the question at hand was to what extent could a corporation exercise their religious beliefs […]

EDIT: Medical conspiracies

According to a recent study by the University of Chicago, nearly half of Americans mistrust standard medical advice and mainstream pharmaceuticals. And, well, given that pharmaceutical companies are run like a business, why wouldn’t they be? According to the study, 37 percent of respondents believe the Food and Drug Administration suppresses natural cures for cancer […]

EDIT: Education for all

The University System of Maryland is holding a pilot program in which students would not have to pay for textbooks. By having students use free “open-source textbooks” that are put together by their professors, this program would save an estimated 1,000 students more than a combined $130,000. This is an example of a program that […]

EDIT: Protect your students

After his fourth grade son endured months of physical and verbal bullying from a fellow classmate at Rolling Hills Elementary, Stephen Feudner said as a last resort he filed a restraining order against the troubled nine-year-old. The restraining order was granted, but since the school refuses to release the full name and address of the […]

INTERROBANG

A Florida woman was accused of torching a car after her boyfriend refused to buy her a McFlurry. We here at the ol’ Free Press were wondering what irrational things people at BU would do if someone denied them something they really wanted.  SHA: Spit in their food. COM: They would publish a defamatory article […]